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Panel from a Door or Minbar
Pair of Doors
Pair of Doors Carved in the 'Beveled Style'
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 451
The carved vine leaves, scrolls, border designs, and other details of this panel are typical of early Islamic woodcarving. The prominent six‑pointed star was a common decorative feature in Islamic art of all periods, as well as in Roman art.
[ Sidney Burney, London, until 1933; sold to MMA]
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